7 Life Lessons We've Learned from Country Stars

Become enlightened by Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood and more before the April 6 ACM Awards

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Updated: Wednesday Apr 02, 2014 | 04:00 PM EDT By: Alison Schwartz


Lesson: You can take the girl outta the country … and she'll be just fine
The hills were alive with the sound of Underwood when she went from do-si-do to do-re-mi in NBC's live production of The Sound of Music. "I know I'm not Julie [Andrews]," the Academy of Country Music Awards double nominee told Entertainment Weekly before taking the stage in December. "Nobody is, and I would never pretend that I was … I know my place." That "place"? Anywhere her voice takes her.